Make Easy Drop Biscuits

Unbaked Biscuits on a Baking Sheet
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Ratings (18)
  • Total: 17 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: 12 biscuits (12 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
75 Calories
5g Fat
7g Carbs
1g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Drop biscuits are great for when you don’t have a lot of time to make roll out biscuits to go with your meal. Their name comes from the fact that the biscuits are quickly mixed and then dropped onto a baking sheet to bake.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp shortening
  • 1 cup milk (cold or room temperature)

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat oven 450 degrees F. Grease baking sheet.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening with a fork until mixture is crumbly. Add milk all at once and mix until flour is completely wet. Drop biscuit batter, about 2 Tbsp for each biscuit, onto a greased baking sheet.

  3. Bake 450 degrees F for 12 minutes or until done. Serve warm with your meal.